Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi, May 4, 2011
Subject : Clarification on increase in certain allowances by 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowances w.e.f. 1 1.2011 -
On the above mentioned subject, it is stated that consequent upon enhancement of Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government employees @ 51% w e.f. 1st January, 2011 vide Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M No 1(2)2011-E-II (B) dated 24th March, 2011, the following points are clarified :
a) The annual ceiling limit for reimbursement of Children Education Allowance shall be Rs.15,000/- per child. Accordingly, the quarterly claim could be more than Rs.3750/- in one quarter and less than Rs.3750/- in another quarter subject to the annual ceiling of Rs 15,000/- per child and Hostel Subsidy shall be Rs.3750/- per month per child ;
b) The rates of Special Allowance for Child Care to women with disabilities stands revised to Rs. 1250/- per month, and
C) The annual ceiling for reimbursement of education allowance for disabled children of Government employees shall be treated as revised to Rs. 30,000/- per annum per child and the rates of Hostel Subsidy for disabled children of Government employees shall be treated as revised from Rs.6000/- per child per month to Rs.7500/- per child per month.
2 These revisions are applicable with effect from 1st January, 2011.
3 These revisions shall be subject to other terms and conditions mentioned in this Department’s O.M. No 12011/03/2008-Estt (Allowance) dated 2.9.2008 and O.M. No 12011/04/2008 dated 11.9 2008.
(Vibha Govil Mishra)